McLaren Health Care Patient Care Technician in Petoskey, Michigan

Patient Care Technician

Department:Progressive Pool

Schedule:Part-time

Shift:Day Shift

Hours:7am-730pm

Salary Range:$12.91 Commensurate with experience

Job Details:

JOB SUMMARY

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) partners closely with the nursing and health care team to provide care for patients. The PCT performs work processes to accomplish positive patient outcomes and organizational goals. Provision of care focuses on psychosocial support and activities of daily living.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides care supporting physical function for activities of daily living, such as toileting, bathing, feeding, and ambulation.

  • Cares for patients demonstrating clinical competence in implementing a plan of care.

  • Maintains basic technician skills, such as obtaining vital signs, performing dressing changes, wound care, catheterizations, EKGs as required in specific work area.

  • Reports observations, including any change in patient status to Registered Nurse in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Performs interventions to enhance psychosocial support.

  • Documents according to hospital and unit specific guidelines to accurately reflect care provided immediately after performing procedure or task.

  • Performs other duties as directed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous direct patient care experience preferred.

  • CNA training preferred.